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Bachelor of Arts

Responsible
Entrepreneurship

The B.A. in Responsible Entrepreneurship offers innovative opportunities to build your entrepreneurial mindset that will enable you to start or grow a business. The degree will provide you with an awareness of sustainable business and leadership practices  that will ensure that you adapt to fast-paced, ever-changing environments and challenges.

The Program

Starting your own business isn’t easy, creating something from scratch might be very challenging, and you can find yourself feeling alone in the process.

From day one you will work on your very own entrepreneurial venture and be guided on your journey by experts who have been exactly where you are.

During the program, you’ll immediately practice all the tools, techniques, and methodologies covered to succeed in entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial spheres.

In this highly interactive and experiential learning-based program you’ll learn to understand the most recent business model innovations and their respective impacts.

Build solid academic knowledge
  • Assess sustainable business model innovations
  • Enrich your business modeling skillset by applying appropriate tools and techniques 
  • Discover and evaluate disruptive market forces
Practice-oriented to solve real-world problems
  • Structure technology trends and tackle uncertainty
  • Break down complex observations into manageable modules
  • Embrace uncertainty and deal with fast-paced developments
Teamwork is the key to success
  • Gain cross-industry insights
  • Cope with different work styles, opinions, and perspectives
  • Present project outcomes in different environments and for different target groups

The B.A. in Responsible Entrepreneurship will help you become more adaptable in your thinking, strengthen your problem-solving skills, and gain confidence in dealing with the risk and uncertainty of the business world. You also examine ideation skills, design thinking, business modeling, leadership, teamwork, and presentation skills to succeed as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.

Competency Profile

You’ll move through phases of learning based on your individual readiness, allowing you to transform at your own pace. The four distinct phases are called: Orientation, Calibration, Elevation, and Activation.

During all phases, you'll have a personalized dashboard to set, track, and reflect upon your learning goals. One major goal of every single program at Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is to learn how you learn best. Each phase requires you to develop relevant competencies. In your personalized dashboard, you’ll be able to track progress with each challenge you complete.

Orientation Phase

The Orientation Phase consists of six introductory modules of 5 ECTS CP each and prepares you for your learning journey. It helps to establish a common mindset across your cohort and to become familiar with the Tomorrow University way of learning. To support purposeful learning, you start with Mission Identification & Learning Insights to craft your very own personal mission statement.

Calibration Phase

The Calibration Phase introduces you to the relevant fields in your study program. This phase offers comprehensive and practice-oriented experiences to introduce you to the main subject and research areas in your field through solo and group challenges. The Calibration Phase lasts three semesters and you will complete 18 Calibration challenges. Only after having chosen 11 Calibration modules of one program, do you take a final decision on the path you want to choose.

The interdisciplinary approach mimics work-life — you’ll work together with peers from other study programs and complete at least 4 modules from neighboring programs. You’ll have the flexibility to dive deep into your field of interest or pursue a more interdisciplinary approach by choosing 11-14 Calibration modules from your field of study. The total of 18 modules, 5 ECTS each, throughout three semesters is the core of each study program and prepares you with the necessary competencies to enter the Elevation Phase.

Elevation Phase

In the Elevation Phase, you'll create solutions for some of the grandest challenges of the 21st-century. Each Grand Challenge focuses on a challenge in the subject matter area of one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and is designed together with a Tomorrow University cooperation partner. Your mentors will guide you through each challenge. Beyond the challenge-based approach, this phase fosters meaningful relationships between mentors and students.

It also allows you to exercise and iterate upon your academic knowledge in the context of group challenges, internships, service projects, research, and entrepreneurship. In total, you will complete three grand challenges, each ten ECTS CP: two from your own study program and one from a neighboring study program.

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform our world:

Entrepreneurship Lab and Corporate Lab

After having acquired competencies and subject matter expertise in solo and group challenges in the Elevation Phase, you circle back to your personal mission statement and translate your knowledge to your very own real-world application throughout the Activation phase. By this time in the program, you’ll be ready to start your own startup in the Entrepreneurship Lab or work on an innovation project in collaboration with a company in the Corporate Lab.

In this phase, you’ll hand in a proposal for your very own venture idea or a corporate innovation idea. As innovation in its early steps is all about learning and experimenting, the proposal will essentially be a list of hypotheses and experiments designed to test the idea in the market. In a three-day kick-off, you will design your roadmap with experts and mentors from the field. You will be guided and receive feedback throughout the entire process. In the safety of the University, you'll be able to test and try your most ambitious ideas.

Program Specs

Orientation Phase
Calibration Phase
Elevation Phase
Entrepreneurship Lab and Corporate Lab
Orientation Phase
ECTS
Workload in H (Sync)
Workload in H
(Self-Paced)
O1 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
5
30
95
O2 Mission Identification and Learning Insights
5
30
95
O3 Technology Revolutions
5
30
95
O4 Teams and People Management
5
30
95
O5 Sustainability Foundations
5
30
95
O6 Strategy and Global Markets
5
30
95
Calibration Phase
ECTS
Workload in H (Sync)
Workload in H
(Self-Paced)
C1RE Sustainable Business Modeling
5
30
95
C2RE Entrepreneurial Mindset
5
30
95
C3RE Organizational Governance
5
30
95
C4RE Storytelling & Effective Communication
5
30
95
C5RE Resilience Training for Responsible Leaders
5
30
95
C6RE Brand Building & Marketing
5
30
95
C13RE Business & Society
5
30
95
C14RE System Thinking for Sustainable Development
5
30
95
CPED of Choice
5
30
95
CPED of Choice
5
30
95
CTD of Choice
5
30
95
CTD of Choice
5
30
95
C Substitute F2F
5
40
85
Elevation Phase
ECTS
Workload in H
(Sync)
Workload in H
(Self-Paced)
E1RE Grand Challenge Climate Action
10
60
190
E2RE Grand Challenge Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10
60
190
E3RE From other programs
10
60
190
Grand Challenge F2F
10
60
160
Entrepreneurship Lab and Corporate Lab
ECTS
Workload in H (Sync)
Workload in H
(Self-Paced)
Entrepreneurship Lab: Project Work
13
-
325
Entrepreneurship Lab: Thesis
10
-
250
Entrepreneurship Lab: Presentation
2
1
49
Political Legal Environment
5
30
95
Corporate Lab: Project Work
13
-
325
Corporate Lab: Thesis
10
-
250
Corporate Lab: Presentation
2
1
49
Political Legal Environment
5
30
95

Program specs

Starting your own business isn’t easy, creating something from scratch might be very challenging, and you can find yourself feeling alone in the process.

From day one you will work on your very own entrepreneurial venture and be guided on your journey by experts who have been exactly where you are.

During the program, you’ll immediately practice all the tools, techniques, and methodologies covered to succeed in entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial spheres.

In this highly interactive and experiential learning-based program you’ll learn to understand the most recent business model innovations and their respective impacts.

Orientation Phase
Calibration Phase
Elevation Phase
Entrepreneurship Lab
and Corporate Lab

Work-Study Program

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Tuition Information

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Tuition Fee
€6.600/year
€19.800 in total for 3 years
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Start
October 2022
CREDITS
180 ECTS*
Duration
3 Years
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Learn from wherever you are. Whether you are traveling for work or leisure, your mobile-pp goes where you are. We don’t simply take offline learning online.

Mobile-app

The cutting-edge mobile-app uses the latest technology to deliver an unparalleled learning experience. Learn on your phone, laptop, or tablet from anywhere in the world.

Challenge-based learning

Learn by solving problems found in the real-world. You’ll be faced with scenarios from business situations that will give you the opportunity to get hands-on experiences and exposure to what you’ll find in reality.

Mentorship

Mentors will support and encourage your growth throughout your program.  When you have a mentor, you have someone you can turn to for advice, but you also gain insight and knowledge from someone with first-hand experience.

World-class network

You’ll learn with and from people coming from around the world. Your peers come from a variety of different backgrounds and experiences. Your mentos and teachers are industry leaders and experts in their fields of influence.

ToUs Bachelor's Degree programs are full-time and require a time commitment of approximately 20-30 hours/week.
While the program is not self-paced, you can collaborate with your Challenge Mentors and Program Leads on a case-by-case basis to adapt your study time according to your busy work/personal schedule.
Remote-first, study from wherever you are in the world
Bite-sized lessons, 10-15 minute lessons that can be taken on the mobile-app at anytime
Metaverse campus, meet your peers in the virtual campus for collaboration at your convenience

Career Outlook

The Bachelor of Arts in Responsible Entrepreneurship fosters an entrepreneurial mindset and design thinking skills that can be applied as essential building blocks to any career path. The combination of business and entrepreneurship courses in this degree prepares you to start a business or spark innovation in an existing organization.

What you'll learn
How to start or acquire a business
Write a successful business plan
Manage limited resources
To make quick pitches
Attract venture funding
Lead strong entrepreneurial teams
You could work as
(Co-)Founder
Project Manager
Marketeer
Ops Manager
Growth Manager
Investment Associate

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Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is disrupting how future generations are educated and empowered. Their learning philosophy is unique and their Bachelor’s Degree programs will challenge students to reach their potential and become creators of a better tomorrow. I would have loved to study and learn from inspiring role models at a university like this!
Verena Pausder
Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences Bachelor’s Degree programs empower students from all around the world to not only learn the skills but build the mindset and network to thrive in an ever-changing world. I love the way students find their inner strength and path by tackling real-world challenges in groups and with world-class mentors.
Ali Mahlodji
International entrepreneur
Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is disrupting how future generations are educated and empowered. Their learning philosophy is unique and their Bachelor’s Degree programs will challenge students to reach their potential and become creators of a better tomorrow. I would have loved to study and learn from inspiring role models at an university like this!
Verena Pausder
Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences is disrupting how future generations are educated and empowered. Their learning philosophy is unique and their Bachelor’s Degree programs will challenge students to reach their potential and become creators of a better tomorrow. I would have loved to study and learn from inspiring role models at an university like this!
Ali Mahlodji
International entrepreneur

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